Bell County Forestry Camp


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 General Inmate Information

Below is information and instructions on how to mail a letter or send money to an inmate, and what to do in case of an emergency.


If it is necessary to phone the Institution in an emergency, the telephone number is (606) 337-7065, dial 0 for the Operator. The Shift Supervisor on duty should be notified of emergencies.

The only way an inmate may speak with you over the telephone is when he calls you. No inmate may receive a telephone call from outside the institution. All inmate calls shall be collect and you are responsible for the charges.

Inmate Mail

All incoming mail shall be sent via the US Postal Service and is subject to be inspected or read to determine if contraband is enclosed or any rule violation has occurred.

Send Money

With JPay you can send money to KYDOC inmates. Next-day deposits as low as $2.75.

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